Wells Fargo money transfer process

Wells Fargo: How to transfer money between accounts, bank and Send money to family abroad

Last Updated on December 4, 2023 by admin

Wells Fargo, one of the leading banks in the United States, offers a range of convenient and reliable money transfer services for its customers. Whether you need to move funds between your own accounts or send money to family members living abroad, Wells Fargo has you covered.

Wells Fargo account holders can now transfer money between accounts or between Bank-to-bank from their convenience and comfort zone without visiting the bank branch. With Wells Fargo Online Wires, you can send money to both personal and business accounts in the U.S. and 200+ countries.

Customers can also Send money to family abroad, Send and receive money with Zelle, Transfer money and Quickly and securely pay their bills or other people, without cash or writing a check.

The bank online and mobile banking is seamless, fast and secure which can be use to Wire money to business and personal accounts around the world right from your computer or mobile phone.

But before you can start the fund transfer and bill payment you have to enroll by following this guideline on how to register for wells Fargo mobile app and online banking.

From online banking platforms to mobile apps, Wells Fargo offers multiple channels through which customers can initiate transfers with ease. With a strong emphasis on safety and efficiency, their services provide peace of mind when it comes to managing your finances.

How to transfer fund with Wells Fargo Wires

To transfer money via with Wells Fargo Wires you have to set up the transfer process by following the steps below.

To send a wire, you will need:

1. The name and address of your recipient
2. The name of your recipient’s bank
3. A valid U.S. mobile number or secure ID device


To send a domestic wire, you will also need:

1. The routing (ABA/RTN) number for your recipient’s bank. If you don’t know your routing number, we can look it up for you on the Add Recipient screen.
2. Your recipient’s account number


To send an international wire, you will also need:

1. The SWIFT/BIC for your recipient’s bank. A SWIFT code or Bank Identification Code (BIC) identifies the bank that will receive your wire transfer. If you don’t know this, contact your recipient’s bank.

2. Your recipient’s International Bank Account Number (IBAN). An IBAN identifies specific bank accounts at international banks. Depending on the country, wells Fargo may ask you to provide an IBAN when you send an international wire transfer.

Certain countries require additional codes as follows:

1. Australia: Australian Branch Code (BSB)
2. Canada: Canadian Payment Routing Number
3. Great Britain: U.K. Sort Code
4. India: IFSC Code
5. Mexico: CLABE
6. New Zealand, Cook Islands, Niue, Pitcairn and Tokelau: New Zealand Clearing Code

Some countries also require you to provide a purpose of payment


Step by steps to transfer fund with Wells Fargo Wires

1. Sign on to Wells Fargo Online, go to Transfer & Pay, and enroll in Online Wires to get started.
2. Select Wire Money in the Transfer & Pay menu.
3. Add recipient details.
4. select funding account and amount (along with any additional details required for certain countries).
5. Review and send your payment

Please note: To Send the wire (You must have a valid U.S. Mobile number or secure ID device to wire money).


How much can you send via Wells Fargo wire Transfer

However, For your security, the bank restrict the amount of money you can send to recipients online. You will be able to review any limits before completing your wire transfer in online banking.

Read: Citibank online and mobile banking: How to enroll, transfer money home abroad and bills payment


How to transfer between accounts or between banks via Wells Fargo Online

Customers can easily transfer money between your Wells Fargo checking and savings accounts and accounts you may have at other U.S. financial institutions by Set up wells Fargo transfers online.

1. Sign on to access transfers
2. To get started, select the accounts you would like to transfer money From and To.
3. To transfer money between accounts at Wells Fargo and accounts at another bank, select Add Non-Wells Fargo Accounts.
4. Review the information you have entered, and if correct, click Submit to make a transfer.


How to send money to family abroad via Wells Fargo Online

Wells Fargo customers can easily send money abroad with ExpressSend – Global Remittance Services, but you have to enroll for ExpressSend Service by following the steps below.

1. Contact  Wells Fargo banker or call 1-800-556-0605 today, to learn about the options available, and select the option that best fits your needs.

2. Provide your beneficiary’s information such as name, address, and telephone number of your beneficiary.

3. Send your first transfer either to beneficiary’s bank account or pick up cash


1. Log in to your Wells Fargo online banking account using your username and password.

2. From the main dashboard, locate the “Transfer & Pay” tab and click on it. 3. Select “Transfer Money” from the drop-down menu.
4. Choose the accounts you wish to transfer money between, such as checking or savings accounts.
5. Enter the amount you want to transfer and select the date for processing.
6. Review all details carefully, including any fees associated with the transfer. 7. Click “Submit” to complete the transaction.


How to Send and receive money with Zelle via  Wells Fargo Online and the Wells Fargo Mobile app

To send money with Zelle, All you need is enrolled email address or U.S. mobile phone number and enrollment with Zelle® through Wells Fargo Online

Enrolling your eligible U.S.-based checking or savings account is quick and convenient. You can do it right in Wells Fargo Online or the Wells Fargo Mobile app by following the steps below.

1. Sign on and select Transfer & Pay.
2. Go to Send Money with Zelle and view the Welcome note.
3. Read and accept the Zelle Transfer Service Addendum.
4. Enroll an email address or U.S. mobile number, and select the account where you want money to be deposited.

Also read: Chase Bank: How to carry out international and domestic wire money transfer, pay bills and lock & unlock card


How to add contact to Zelle

You can Easily add your payment contacts using Wells Fargo Online or the Wells Fargo Mobile app.

1. Sign on and select Transfer & Pay.
2. From the Zelle screen, select the address book icon, and select the ” + ” icon to add a recipient.

3. From the Add Recipient screen, enter your recipient’s email address or U.S. mobile number. Then enter their first and last name.
4. Select Save and your contact will be added to your Zelle recipient list.


How to send money with Zelle

Sending money is fast and convenient. It’s already part of your Wells Fargo Mobile app.

1. Sign on and select Transfer & Pay.
2. Go to Send Money with Zelle.
3. Select a recipient from your list or add a new recipient. Then choose a From Account, and enter the amount.
4. Select Review and confirm that the email address or trusted U.S mobile number and name are correct.
Select Send.


Receive money from Zelle

To receive money, you’ll need to enroll your own email address or U.S. mobile number and choose an eligible Wells Fargo savings or checking account where you want the money deposited.

1. Sign on and select Transfer & Pay.
2. From the Zelle screen, select Receive Settings or Settings.

3.From the Settings screen, choose the U.S.-based account where you want money to be deposited, then select Register beside the email address or U.S. mobile number you want to use, or both.

4.Let the sender know you accept payment with Zelle. They’ll need your U.S. mobile phone number or email address to send.

Read: Bank of America online banking and Mobile app: How to register, deposit check, transfer money and check statement of account


How to start bill pay with Wells Fargo online and mobile banking

To use Bill Pay, you must have an eligible Wells Fargo checking account. You can pay your bills from either your checking account or other eligible accounts.


Start with Bill Pay

1. Set up payees. Your Wells Fargo Credit Cards and loans are already there!
2.Schedule your payments, amounts to pay, and when to pay them.
3.Set up auto pay, and we’ll take care of the bill.
4.You set the rules on timing and amount, and we follow them.
5.We send your payments as you tell the bank, and confirm with an email.

You can access Bill Pay for the first time, from either your desktop or mobile device, if you have a Wells Fargo checking account and are enrolled in Wells Fargo Online. If you don’t have a Wells Fargo Online username and password, enroll now to get started. Then, just sign on to Wells Fargo Online to access Bill Pay.

Meet Ogbeide Frank, popularly known as perere, a blogger who loves writing about finance and Tech. He studied Business administration at the Ambrose Alli University Ekpoma and Mobile Communication at Orange College Malaysia .Frank have worked as a banker and consultant in variety of Nigeria agencies

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